60 days in Washington State & Tampa Itinerary

60 days in Washington State & Tampa Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner

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Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 5 nights
Fly to Seattle Boeing Field, Foot to Seattle
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Seattle
— 8 nights
Drive
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Port Townsend
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ilwaco
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vancouver
— 6 nights
Drive
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Goldendale
— 1 night
Drive
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Richland
— 6 nights
Drive
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Ellensburg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Oroville
— 1 night
Drive
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Spokane
— 6 nights
Drive
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Clarkston
— 2 nights
Drive to Lewiston Nez Perce County Airport, Fly to Tampa
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Tampa
— 14 nights
Fly

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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 5 nights
The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Whale Museum and Summit Learning Center. Museum-lovers will appreciate San Juan Islands Sculpture Park and Orcas Island Artworks. Get out of town with these interesting Friday Harbor side-trips: Orcas Island Pottery (in Eastsound), Shark Reef Sanctuary (in Lopez Island) and Moran State Park (in Olga). There's lots more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Turtleback Mountain, step aboard Schooners North, and immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Friday Harbor day trip website.

Seattle to Friday Harbor is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. In August, Friday Harbor is little chillier than Seattle - with highs of 74°F and lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Seattle

— 8 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Popular historic sites such as Pioneer Square and Christ Our Hope Catholic Church are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Frye Art Museum. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Discover Nature (in Mount Rainier National Park), Renton (Jimi Hendrix Grave Site & Greenwood Memorial Park Funeral Home) and Marina Beach Park (in Edmonds). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, stroll the grounds of Lake View Cemetery, and view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Friday Harbor to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or ride a ferry. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Friday Harbor in August; daily highs in Seattle reach 80°F and lows reach 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Port Townsend.

Things to do in Seattle

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Townsend

— 3 nights
Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. The Starrett House Inn and Trinity United Methodist Church will appeal to history buffs. New Dungeness Lighthouse and The Rothschild House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Townsend: Port Gamble (St. Paul's Church & Port Gamble Museum), Admiralty Head Lighthouse (in Coupeville) and Point No Point Lighthouse & Park (in Hansville). There's still lots to do: see majestic marine mammals with Puget Sound Express and look for gifts at Chimacum Corner Farmstand.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Townsend trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Seattle to Port Townsend in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. In August, Port Townsend is slightly colder than Seattle - with highs of 69°F and lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ilwaco.

Things to do in Port Townsend

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Ilwaco

— 4 nights
Ilwaco is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. Do some cultural sightseeing at North Head Lighthouse and Cape Disappointment Lighthouse. Appreciate the collections at Northwest Carriage Museum and World Kite Museum & Hall of Fame. Get out of town with these interesting Ilwaco side-trips: Westport (Westport Viewing Tower & Grays Harbor Lighthouse), South Bend (Pacific County Historical Society and Museum & Robert Bush Park) and Oysterville Church (in Oysterville). The adventure continues: cruise along Long Beach, examine the collection at Marsh's Free Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Don Nisbett Art Gallery, and stop by Adelaide's Coffee House / Tapestry Rose Yarn Shop.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ilwaco trip planner.

Drive from Port Townsend to Ilwaco in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in August, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Ilwaco

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Vancouver

— 6 nights
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. State of Washington, and the largest suburb of Portland, Oregon. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site and Henry J. Kaiser Shipyard Memorial. Museum-lovers will appreciate 7 Wonders Creation Museum and Lewis County Historical Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Chehalis (Claquato Church & Veterans Memorial Museum), Naturescaping Wildlife Botanic Gardens (in Brush Prairie) and Hamilton Mountain Loop Trail (in Stevenson). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Officers' Row, delve into the mystery of The Shady Lady, tour the pleasant surroundings at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge, and see the interesting displays at Mount St Helens Creation Center.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vancouver day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Ilwaco to Vancouver takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Ilwaco in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Vancouver, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Goldendale.

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Goldendale

— 1 night
Goldendale is a rural agricultural city and county seat of Klickitat County, Washington, United States, near the Columbia River Gorge. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Cascade Cliffs Vineyard & Winery, then browse the exhibits of Maryhill Museum of Art, then pause for some photo ops at Stonehenge Memorial, and finally take an in-depth tour of Presby Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Goldendale trip itinerary app.

Drive from Vancouver to Goldendale in 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Vancouver in August: highs in Goldendale hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Richland.

Things to do in Goldendale

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Richland

— 6 nights
Richland is a city in Benton County in the southeastern part of the State of Washington, at the confluence of the Yakima and the Columbia Rivers. Popular historic sites such as Hanford Nuclear Reservation and St. Patrick Church are in your itinerary. Let the collections at Dayton Historical Depot Museum and Central Washington Agricultural Museum capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Richland side-trips: Yakima (Wineries Express & Yakima Valley Museum), Yakama Nation Cultural Center (in Toppenish) and Barrel Springs Winery (in Prosser). And it doesn't end there: take in the history at Frenchtown Historic Site, do a tasting at Tucannon Cellars & The Sugar Pine Barn, admire the local landmark of Hedges Family Estate, and get engrossed in the history at The REACH Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Richland driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Goldendale to Richland takes 2 hours. Traveling from Goldendale in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Richland, with lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Ellensburg.

Things to do in Richland

Wineries · Museums · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ellensburg

— 3 nights
Ellensburg is a city in, and the county seat of, Kittitas County, Washington, United States. South Cle Elum Rail Yard National Historic District and Thorp Mill are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Roslyn Cemetery (in Roslyn) and Frenchman Coulee (in Quincy). And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Red's Fly Shop - Day Tours, take a peaceful walk through Mount Baker - Snoqualmie National Forest, examine the collection at Kittitas County Historical Museum, and walk around Irene Rhinehart Riverfront Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ellensburg vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Richland to Ellensburg takes 2 hours. September in Ellensburg sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Oroville.

Things to do in Ellensburg

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Oroville

— 1 night
Oroville is a city located in the northern bulk of the Okanogan Highlands in north-central Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): examine the collection at Old Oroville Depot Museum, contemplate the long history of Old Molson Museum Ghost Town, and then trek along Similkameen Trail.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Oroville road trip tool.

Getting from Ellensburg to Oroville by car takes about 4 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Oroville can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Oroville

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Spokane

— 6 nights
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. St. John's Cathedral and St. Aloysius Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes and Crosby House for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Spokane side-trips: Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge (in Cheney), Liberty Lake Regional Park (in Liberty Lake) and Perkins House (in Colfax). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Manito Park, take an in-depth tour of Spokane Valley Heritage Museum, see the interesting displays at Pend Oreille County Museum, and stroll around Nishinomiya Tsutakawa Japanese Garden.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Spokane trip site.

Drive from Oroville to Spokane in 3.5 hours. In September in Spokane, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Clarkston.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Clarkston

— 2 nights
Clarkston is a city in Asotin County, Washington, United States. On the 14th (Tue), cast your line with Snake Dancer Excursions, then learn about winemaking at Basalt Cellars Winery, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Riverport Brewing Co.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Clarkston trip planner.

Getting from Spokane to Clarkston by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Spokane in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Clarkston, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tampa.

Things to do in Clarkston

Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Wildlife · Wineries

Tampa

— 14 nights

Big Guava

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Sarasota National Cemetery. Let the collections at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and Pinellas County Heritage Village capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Tampa: Homosassa (Pepper Creek Pottery & Old Homosassa Veteran's Memorial), Venice (Clyde Butcher's Venice Gallery & Studio & Our Lady of Lourdes) and The Cottage Art Gallery (in Nokomis). Pack the 24th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Have a day of magic on the 18th (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Philippe Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral, and cool off at Discovery Cove.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tampa trip planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Clarkston to Tampa. The time zone difference when traveling from Clarkston to Tampa is 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Clarkston in September: highs in Tampa hover around 90°F, while lows dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Tampa

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Washington State travel guide

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Art Galleries · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.